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Jan 26, 2013 3:00am PST
care penalizes if you have infectious disease from drug use or diabetes because you are too fat. you are not penalized. your insurance company cannot charge you more. the only category of people who can be charged more for something they do cigarette smokers. they will be paying about $5,100 on average more than the rest of us. now the problem with, this it seems to me. is that cigarette smokers are disproportionately poor, right? and under educated. this is the most regressive of all taxes. it's not hitting the rich. it's hitting the poor president obama claimed obama care would be helping. 55-year-old. if you are a 55-year-old smoker you will be paying extra $4,500 a year if you smoke in your premiums. 60 years old even higher than that doesn't affect young people as. of the costs are lower there. look, they say, you know, heart disease, lung cache, the list goes on and on. hypertension. estimated deaths upwards of 450,000 a year because of smoking-related deaths. where do these costs come from in healthcare? >> somebody has to pay them obviously. we know this equation that they cr
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